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Lawrence Justinian, Saint (1381-1456) (Author)

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Five texts by Laurentius Justinianus]

disciplina et perfectione monastice conversationis.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Place Term: Venice
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 82
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Bought 1844 by George Templeton Strong. Given 1878 by J.J. Astor.

Content : 1 scribe.

Content : 25 long lines per page, ruled in pencil, catchwords clearly visible.

Content : Binding broken off, manuscript split into two parts.

Content : Concluding rubric, f. 278v, stating that the sermons were excerpted "e libro sermonum quem edidit Reverendissimus pater Dominus Laurentius Iustiniano episcopus Castellensis"; for Xmas, Crucifixion, Resurrection, Pentecost, Annunciation, Assumption.

Content : De Ricci dates this to the 15th century, Dr. Guest to the first half of the 15th century; both place it in Lombardy. Dr. de la Mare describes the borders and initials as Venetian gothic style.

Content : De Ricci, 1328. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Illuminated initials and miniatures.

Content : Large initials in various colors on gold fields. Multi-colored border designs. Red and blue alternating small initials, rubrics, chapter notations. Blue/red/gold initials with penwork. Placemarkers. Border and initials are in Venetian Gothic style.

Content : Parchment

Content : We thank Dr. A.C. de la Mare for her notes on this manuscript.

Content : 1

Content: Text ends on f. 166v; on ff. 167-169v, the "Tabula super capitulis huius totius operis." Contemporary foliation suggests loss of leaf numbered 170 at the end of this text.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: c4ef0520-c5cb-012f-78e1-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1381: Creator Born
  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 1456: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of table of contents." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e626-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of table of contents." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e626-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1499). Opening of table of contents. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e626-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening of table of contents.